The security authorities have arrested the suspects who were seen in a video which went viral in the social media showing an unidentified motorist and his friend attempting to run over another youth in Abu Futaira, reports Al-Anba daily.
The clip shows one of the suspects carrying a machete while the other is seen beating an unidentified person.
The arrest came after the security authorities identified the prime suspect with the help of his car plate number. Earlier it was reported that after one of the men was arrested by police following the publication of the clip, he told the Mahboula Police Station he was involved in a dispute with two other men, one of them his friend, due to reckless behavior of one of them. He added, he tried to escape but the duo chased him until he reached Abu Futaira and collided with his vehicle and forced him to pull over and dragged him out of the vehicle and attempted to run over him.